2620-2622 Virginia Drive, Hope Island.“It’s a great result for the Gold Coast property market and a strong indicator of the strength of the market on the Northern end of the Gold Coast,” Mrs Hickey said.Spanning across three blocks, the entrance to the 3,227sq m property is grand with a double gated entry, porte-cochere and sweeping staircase. The kitchen 2017 top sales: $16.75 million — 2620-2622 Virginia Drive Hope Island$9.5 million- 201-205 Monaco Street Broadbeach Waters$9 million- 75-77 Monaco St, Broadbeach Waters$7.7 million — 14 Admiralty Drive, Paradise Waters 2620-2622 Virginia Drive, Hope Island. The pool area of the secret mansion“It is really hard to sell a secret but a home with this calibre attracts a lot of wealthy attention.“We have a good network of buyers who we privately showed the home to.“We knew what our Vietnamese buyer was looking for and we thought this home fit his criteria perfectly.” It is understood the buyer is relocating to the Gold Coast and was attracted to the palace-style design of the five-bedroom house. One of the bedrooms in the mansion.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North5 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoA library, fireplace, chef’s kitchen, cold room and custom built wine cellar home to over 3000 bottles are just a few other highlights. As well as an lift, the mansion has a 12-car basement.The Hope Island sale is the second highest on the Gold Coast and is only topped by the $25 million sale last year of Tidemark at Mermaid Beach. Inside the Hope Island mega-mansionOozing luxury with a 12- seat ‘gold lounge’ cinema room, the house has imported and hand cut marble flooring, crystal chandeliers and hand crafted cabinetry by internationally renown cabinet makers Wallace and Hinz. A grand staircase$6.95 million- 41 The Promenade, Surfers Paradise$6.95 million- 11 Southern Cross Drive, Surfers Paradise$6.5 million, 19-21 Queen Anne Court, Sovereign Islands The dining areaThis year, only two Gold Coast mansions came close to hitting the $10 million dollar mark.The sales include Adelaide developer David Fitch’s house at 201-205 Monaco St which sold for $9.5 million and 75-77 Monaco St which changed hands for $9 million. The kitchen has a chandelierAlmost $6 million- 61 Jefferson Lane, Palm Beach$5.5 million -123 Albatross Ave, Mermaid BeachJust under $5 million, 33 Hampton Court, Sovereign Islands$4.75 million, 8082 Riverside Drive, Hope Island 2620-2622 Virginia Drive, Hope Island.A “SECRET home” at Hope Island has changed hands for a shattering $16.75 million — the highest price paid for a property on the Gold Coast this year.A Vietnamese businessman bought the waterfront residence at 2620-2622 Virginia Drive this week after just five days on the market.Wendy and Warren Hickey from Hope Island Resort Realty negotiated the sale and said the home, comparable to a five-star hotel, was marketed privately. “We weren’t allowed to take any photos until after it had sold,” Ms Hickey said. 2620-2622 Virginia Drive, Hope Island.